J. Keith Ramsey

Senior Counsel


J. Keith Ramsey is a senior counsel in Holland & Knight's Orlando office and practices in the area of construction litigation. Mr. Ramsey is Board Certified in construction law by the Florida Bar. He is also experienced in commercial and appellate litigation. He handles complex construction litigation, both at the trial and appellate level, including claims for defects, water intrusion, delay damages, lien foreclosures and default terminations. Additionally, Mr. Ramsey represents clients in construction licensure disputes. He has experience representing owners, subcontractors, general contractors, homebuilders and design professionals. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Ramsey served as a law clerk to the Honorable Barry J. Stone of the Fourth District Court of Appeal. 

While in law school, Mr. Ramsey served as a teaching assistant in the Legal Research and Writing Department. 

Keith Ramsey's reported decisions include: 

  • Charles Boyd Const., Inc. v. Vacation Beach, Inc., 959 So. 2d 1227 (Fla. 5th DCA 2007) 
  • Seretta Construction, Inc. v. Williams Company of Orlando, Inc., 997 So.2d 422 (Fla. 5th DCA 2008)


  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., cum laude
  • University of Florida, B.A., Political Science, cum laude
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Florida
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • Maitland Art and History Association, President, Board of Directors
  • Journal of Technology Law and Policy, former Co-Editor-in-Chief
  • American Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
Honors & Awards
  • Florida Super Lawyers magazine, 2018, 2019
  • Rising Star, Florida Super Lawyers magazine, 2011-2017


Speaking Engagements